Shimla: Competition in mobile telephone got stiffer in the hill state as Idea Cellular announced a new STD plan for Himachal circle users. Peter Cherian, circle head Himachal announced that the new plan entails a charge of Rs 31, which allows the customer to make STD calls at Re1 and has a validity of 30 days.
Commenting on the occasion of launching the new plan Cherian said, “With continuously increasing trend of mobile usage among our customers, we want to offer them the best value. This will benefit our mobile subscribers in Himachal Pradesh. We have been the front runner in introducing innovative tariff plans catering to the customer needs and are committed to providing superior services,’ he claimed.
IDEA Cellular, the GSM mobile player with licenses to operate in all 22 circles across the country has a customer base of over 26 million in 11 operational circles. Presently it has operations in Delhi, Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttaranchal, Haryana, UP, Rajasthan, HP, and Kerala. The operators footprint currently covers over 60% of Indiaâ€™s telecom-market.